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IUDX: Technical Specs released and first companies join the Consortium

The IUDX team released the first public version of the IUDX technical specs for public comment and feedback. The document is available here, public engagement is actively solicited. Please contact the IUDX team at iudx@rbccps.org if you wish to participate in the creation of the specs but have not yet engaged.  Furthermore, 19 companies signaled their…
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Economic Times India reports on IISc-TCS robotics team

RBCCPS, together with IISc’s Department of Aerospace Engineering and Tata Consultancy Services, are participating in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge 2020 in Abu Dhabi. 42 international teams have been selected for the second round, our of which 21 will be funded with a grant of 100,000 USD. The IISc-TCS team is one of…
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IUDX Stakeholder Meeting, 12 December 2018 @ Electronic City

The Indian Urban Data Exchange (IUDX), an open-source platform that allows the easy exchange of data within Indian cities, was introduced yesterday at an event in Electronic City by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). The event included talks on the importance and key features of IUDX, as well as a demonstration of…
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Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs awards a grant to IISc to develop Indian Urban Data Exchange for Smart Cities

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched an ambitious Smart Cities Mission programme for the development of 100 Smart Cities, aimed at catalyzing investments in holistic infrastructure and services, development of integrated approaches to problem solving, promotion of co-creation and bottom-up innovation using technology, and creation of sustainable outcomes by espousing the…
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“Indian Urban Data Exchange” for Smart Cities

One focal point of RBCCPS activities are Smart Cities, especially the IT infrastructure needed to make them “smart”. One challenge is the diversity of Smart City solutions, often developed independently and created in vertical silos. As a result, data created by one specific application (like smart street lighting or smart surveillance) is usually only available…
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6th Meeting of Smart Infrastructure Sectional Committee

The Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber-Physical Systems organised the 6th Meeting of the Smart Infrastructure Sectional Committee, Bureau of Indian Standards, on 30 and 31 October 2018 at the Capitol Hotel and in the ECE department, IISc. The committee consists of 125 representatives of companies, universities, and government bodies. The following topics have been discussed…
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Online I-V Tracer for per string monitoring and maintenance of PV panels: Talk by Ashish Joglekar

Ashish Joglekar, Member of Technical Staff, was invited to present his paper “Online I-V Tracer for per string monitoring and maintenance of PV panels: A fast, retrofittable, low cost, online I-V tracer” at the 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 21 to 23 October 2018 in Washington, D.C. (USA). A recording of…
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Short Course: Data visualisation for decision making

Instructor: Dr. Anand Lakshmanan, Founder and CEO SIRPI.io Venue: RBCCPS, Seminar Hall [Map] Timings: November 15, 22, 29 and December 6 – 5.30-6.30 pm Requirements: The course is open to students from all departments and disciplines. Participants are requested to bring their laptop for all sessions. Syllabus Session I: Data visualization (DV) for decision making…
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Industrial Internet of Things for energy efficient assembly lines: One year down the road

During the first project year, the following steps have been achieved: We instrumented the factory floor at Vinyas with several sensing modalities at various critical locations. We have designed and deployed an appropriate communication network in the factory. We have identified a suitable data flow architecture and have deployed the information infrastructure. We have built…
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Hackathon: Smart City solutions for traffic, parking management and pollution

A multi city developer tutorial using open source implementation of oneM2M, developed by a French research lab, LAAS – CNRS was organised by the India EU ICT Standards Collaboration Project. At IISc, in addition to the tutorial, a hackathon on Smart City applications was conducted on 16 February. 17 teams with three to five members…
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